Cisperson vs Ciswoman - What's the difference?

cisperson | ciswoman | Hypernyms |

Cisperson is a hypernym of ciswoman.


In lgbt|lang=en terms the difference between cisperson and ciswoman

is that cisperson is (lgbt) a cisgender/cissexual person: one whose gender matches his or her biological sex while ciswoman is (lgbt) a cisgender woman, a woman who is biologically female.

As nouns the difference between cisperson and ciswoman

is that cisperson is (lgbt) a cisgender/cissexual person: one whose gender matches his or her biological sex while ciswoman is (lgbt) a cisgender woman, a woman who is biologically female.

cisperson

English

Alternative forms

* cis person

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (LGBT) A cisgender/cissexual person: one whose gender matches his or her biological sex.
  • Antonyms

    * transperson

    Hyponyms

    * cisman, ciswoman

    ciswoman

    English

    Noun

    (ciswomen)
  • (LGBT) A cisgender woman, a woman who is biologically female.
  • * 2010 , Holly Kearl, Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women , Greenwood Publishing Group, ISBN 978-0-313-38496-7, page 57:
  • Not only do people harass and attack transwomen for being who they are: transwomen also face scrutiny from both ciswomen and cismen over “what” they are.

    Synonyms

    * genetic girl (GG)

    Coordinate terms

    * cisman, transwoman, transman

    Hypernyms

    * cisperson

    See also

    * cisgender, transgender, cisfemale, cismale